Tony Calvacca Receives IBBA Certification

Calvacca Receives IBBA Certification

January 04, 2007


(Melville / NY) Tony Calvacca, co-owner of New York Business Brokerage Inc., (NYBB) has received the prestigious International Business Broker Association’s “Certified Business Intermediary” (CBI) designation.

To qualify for the certification, Calvacca had to:
• Successfully complete 64 credit hours of IBBA courses, passing each course exam with a score of at least 75%. Courses include ethics, financial analysis, business pricing and valuation, legal and tax classes.
• Agree to follow the IBBA’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.
In addition, Calvacca will be required to participate in continuing education coursework.
“It is an achievement to receive the certification,” said Pat Appelhans, President of the IBBA. “It signifies that Calvacca is an accomplished business intermediary who will provide his clients with the highest standards of professional service.”

Calvacca is one of only 10 intermediaries in the State of New York to hold the CBI designation. “I am honored to be one of a small number of intermediaries who hold this certification,” said Calvacca. “It assures my clients that they are dealing with a professional who is knowledgeable about business sales and has their best interests in mind.”

New York Business Brokerage, Inc. (NYBB) of Melville, NY, is a premium service Mergers & Acquisitions and Business Brokerage firm that specializes in the confidential sale, acquisition and valuation of small to mid-sized businesses. For more information visit the company’s web site at or contact Tony Calvacca at 631.390.9650.

About IBBA: Formed in 1983, the International Business Brokers Association is the largest international non-profit association operating exclusively for the benefit of people and firms engaged in the various aspects of a business brokerage and mergers and acquisitions. Today, the IBBA has more than 1,500 brokers worldwide. For more info visit